Forest Whitaker

Age: 55
Born: July 15, 1961
Longview, Texas

Actor

Year
Roots 2016
Arrival 2016
Star Wars: Rogue One 2016
Taken 3 2015
Two Men in Town 2015
Southpaw 2015
Zulu 2015
Ernest & Celestine 2014 (voice)
Repentance 2014
Food Chains 2014 Narrator (voice)
A Dark Truth 2013
Black Nativity 2013
Pawn 2013
Out of the Furnace 2013 Chief Wesley Barnes
The Last Stand 2013 John Bannister
Lee Daniels' The Butler 2013 Cecil Gaines
Mysteries of the Unseen World 2013 Narrator (voice)
Freelancers 2012
Toys in the Attic 2012 Teddy (voice)
Criminal Minds Suspect Behavior: The DVD Edition 2011
Catch .44 2011 Ronny
Repo Men 2010 Jake Freivald
What a Wonderful World 2010 Louis Armstrong
The Experiment 2010
Our Family Wedding 2010
My Own Love Song 2009
Crips & Bloods: Made in America 2009 (voice)
Dragon Hunters 2009 (voice)
Fragments 2009 Charlie Archenault
Hurricane Season 2009 Al Collins
Where the Wild Things Are 2009 Ira (voice)
Powder Blue 2009 Charlie
Vantage Point 2008 Howard Lewis
Mary 2008 Ted Younger
The Air I Breathe 2008
Street Kings 2008
The Shield: Season 6 2008
A Little Trip to Heaven 2007 Abe Holt
Even Money 2007
The Great Debaters 2007
The Marsh 2007
The Shield: Season 5 2007
Ripple Effect 2006 Phillip Blackman
The Last King of Scotland 2006
American Gun 2006
Jiminy Glick in La La Wood 2005
American Storytellers 2005
The Twilight Zone: The Complete Series 2004
North and South: The Complete Collection 2004
Phone Booth 2003 Captain Ramey
Panic Room 2002
The Fourth Angel 2001
Green Dragon 2001
Ghost Dog: The Way Of The Samurai 2000
Battlefield Earth 2000
Witness Protection 1999
Light It Up 1999
Body Count 1997
Rebound: The Legend Of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault 1996
Phenomenon 1996
Smoke 1995
Species 1995
Ready To Wear 1994
Jason's Lyric 1994
The Enemy Within 1994
Blown Away 1994
Last Light 1993
Lush Life 1993
Body Snatchers: The Invasion Continues 1993
Bank Robber 1993
The Crying Game 1992
Diary Of A Hitman 1992
Article 99 1992
Consenting Adults 1992
A Rage In Harlem 1991
Criminal Justice 1990
Downtown 1990
Johnny Handsome 1989
Bird 1988
Bloodsport 1988
Stakeout 1987
Good Morning, Vietnam 1987
Platoon 1986
The Color Of Money 1986
Vision Quest 1985
Fast Times At Ridgemont High 1982

Director

Year
What a Wonderful World 2010
First Daughter 2004
Hope Floats 1998
Waiting To Exhale 1995
Strapped 1993

Producer

Year
Dope 2015
Fruitvale Station 2013
Chasing Papi 2003

Executive Producer

Year
First Daughter 2004

Profile created on August 4, 2000.
Last updated on August 23, 2013 (4 years ago).

VideoETA News for Forest Whitaker

Did you know?

  • Forest directed Whitney Houston's video for "Exhale (Shoop, Shoop)" pop song.
  • Forest is married to model Keisha Simone Nash and the couple have one daughter. He also has a son from a previous relationship.
  • Forest played high school football and earned an athletic scholarship to Southern California Pomona College. But his singing voice carried him out of SCPC and into University of Southern California on a classical music scholarship, and never played football again.
  • He is known in Hollywood as "the gentle giant."
 

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